Jul 15, 2011 8:00pm PDT
in congress still saying that a first-ever default on our nation's financial obligations would be no big deal? gwen: wall street, bond-rating agencies and the federal reserve sound the alarm. >> it would create a very severe financial shock that would have effects not on on the u.s. economy but on the global economy. gwen: while some republicans say it's a phony problem. >> this is misnomer that i believe the president and the secretary have been trying to pass off on the american people. gwen: who's right? who's wrong? where are the honest brokers? and what happens next? covering the week, gloria borger of cnn, john dickerson of "slate" magazine and cbs news, michael duffy of "time" magazine, and david wessel of "the wall street journal." >> award-winning reporting and analysis. live from our nation's capitol, this is "washington week with gwen ifill," produced in association with national journal. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. >> to give our war fighters every advantage. >> to deliver technologies that anticipate the future today. >> t
Jul 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
tsongas had cancer. i think there is a big difference between cancer and migraines. if we are going to hold up the standard of if you have a headache that knocks you out for an hour or two or whatever it that you cannot be president, i think fdr, kennedy who had addison's disease, and eisenhower, who had a really bad heart, would never be president of the united states, and i am not sure that as a position any of us would want to take. i think her answer was good. based on the evidence -- is their behavioral evidence of this woman not being able to handle yourself? >> just being cautionary -- >> well, cautionary is fine. >> i don't know the capitol hill physician, but i don't think is fair to imply that this is a less qualified individual. >> i am not saying that. >> what about rick perry? >> looks more and more like he is going to come into the race. he is showing in the polls as well. mike huckabee, the conservative a finalist in 2008 against john mccain, has already taken a shot at him, pointing out that if he is going to be the champion of all traditional values and high morals,
Jul 22, 2011 10:00pm EDT
, the nasdaq rose 24 and the s&p 500 added a point. the blue chips were dragged lower by a big earnings miss from caterpillar, while the tech heavy nasdaq was lifted by strong earnings from chip maker advanced micro devices monday, we go beyond the scoreboard. our look at the business of sports gets the latest on the n.f.l. lockout. for more financial news, tune in to "nightly business report" weeknights on this public television station.